Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 700 block of Sargent Avenue for an apartment fire on January 3rd at approximately 9:30am.
Firefighters searched the building and helped some residents evacuate. Paramedics rushed 23-year-old Star Alicia Thomas to hospital where she died of her injuries.
Winnipeg police said “Due to the nature of this death, the Homicide Unit took over the investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS(8477).